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The name Phoenix is of Greek origin, and means dark red.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Phoenix has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Phoenix
Use of the Name Phoenix for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
2,199 2,199 2,199 2,199 1,595 795 403
The table below indicates the number of times the name Phoenix has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Phoenix first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1995, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Phoenix
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1995960134  
1996    
1997917148  
1998907159  
1999915163  
2000879179  
2001628301  
2002616320  
2003566392977236
2004558403880274
Totals:  2,199 510

During the last 125 years, parents have used Phoenix as a boy's name about 81% of the time and less frequently (about 18% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Phoenix appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 9 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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